CENTERS for MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES (CMS) is SEEKING MEDICAL TECHNOLOGISTS!!!
As a Medical Technologist, GS-0644-12, you will assuring accountability to health care consumers for the necessity, appropriateness, and quality of health care and laboratory services. Specifically you will:
Recommend enforcement actions against laboratories that fail to meet Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) and prepare and process formal enforcement notices.
Confer with State survey agencies and other DHHS agencies regarding the enforcement of CLIA standards.
Perform Federal Monitoring Surveys of certified laboratories to validate State survey agency activities and to evaluate the effectiveness of Federal regulations, policies, and procedures.
Identify needs for assistance to State agencies and providers and suppliers of health services regarding the special technical aspects of laboratory science and practice.
Work with the Office of General Counsel on litigation regarding enforcement actions against non-compliant laboratories.
These vacancies are located in New York, NY and San Francisco, CA. Additional selections may be made from this announcement for similar positions within CMS in the same geographical location. For Central Office vacancies, the "same geographical location" includes Baltimore, Maryland; Bethesda, Maryland; and Washington, D.C.
Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. Citizen or National to apply for this position.
You will be subject to a background and suitability investigation.
Additional Salary Information: Salary for New York: $82,304 to $106,998;
Salary for San Francisco: $86,663 to $112,665
The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) works in partnership with the entire health care community to improve quality and efficiency in an evolving health care system and provides leadership in the broader health care marketplace.
CMS’ effectiveness depends on the capabilities of a dedicated, professional staff that is committed to support...ing these objectives. A career with CMS offers the opportunity to get involved on important national health care issues and be part of a dynamic, fast-paced, and highly visible organization. For more information on CMS, please visit: http://www.cms.gov/.